Mobility Pathway 1

Semester 1 - MISKOLC, HUNGARY

Course Course code ECTS Condition Objectives
Numerical methods and optimization
GEMAK712MA
2
Mandatory
Upon completing the course, students shall understand the relation between engineering and mathematics; comprehend important concept of solution methods using both analytical and numerical techniques when the problems can be formulated using differential equations, system of linear equations and system of nonlinear equations. In addition, students shall be able to apply the optimization techniques to various engineering problems.
Engineering physics
MFGFT7100011
4
Mandatory
Within the framework of the Earth Science Engineering MSc program, the students gain the deepening knowledge in those fields of the continuum physics, which are necessary to understand the geological processes and geophysical methods.
Physical geology
MFFTT710001
4
Mandatory
The main objectives of the course are deepening the students’ abilities for geological interpretation, making them familiar with the reconstruction of rock-forming processes, introducing them to facial analysis and the stratigraphic methods.
Mineralogy and geochemistry
MFFAT710005
4
Mandatory
Students will get the knowledge of the principals of the distribution of chemical element in the Earth. They will also know the most important thermodynamic processes concerning solid materials, the geochemical classification of elements, the geochemical aspects of the genesis of the most important minerals and mineral assemblages. The geochemistry of isotopes, which explores the chemical evolution of the Earth will also be introduced, as well as the geochemical characteristics of water, organic matter, magmatic, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks by which we can describe the mineral-and rock-forming processes in the crust and mantle.
Geodesy, spatial informatics
MFGGT710002
4
Mandatory
The students will acquire the principles of modern geomatics, its measuring methods and the application of IT in the subject. They will be prepared to apply the modern measuring techniques, the remote data-acquiring methods and use them to solve practical problems. They will learn the application fields of geo-informatics and GIS programs. The students will be competent in the application of modern geodetic technology and geo-informatics in their field. The students enable to process their professional data and organize them into geo-information databases.
Computer science for engineers
GEMAK713MA
2
Mandatory
Programming and using of MATLAB environment (desktop): opration with matrices, elements of linear algebra, plot of one, two or three dimensional functions, printing, control statements, handle graphics and user interface.
Geophysical exploration methods I.
MFGFT7100021
4
Mandatory
Understanding the surface geophysical methods and the geophysical methods used in boreholes for the purpose that students can design and execute geophysical research and evaluate data.
Data and information processing
MFGFT7100031
4
Mandatory
Understanding the basics of inversion method-based geoinformation processing
Graduate research seminar
MFFAT710006
2
Mandatory
To introduce the methods of information gathering and evaluation, formal and ethic requirements of scientific communication, rules for preparation of oral and poster presentations. During the course these general requirements are actualized to the field of earth science and engineering. Examples and excercises will use English publications and text materials.

Semester 2 - MISKOLC, HUNGARY

Course Course code ECTS Condition Objectives
Structural geology
MFFAT720020
4
Mandatory
The course provides a background in the fundamentals of structural geology. It introduces the methods of interpreting structural observations and determining the 3-D distribution of the lithological units, the physical properties controlling the development of fractures, folds and other structural features. The course also introduces the students to building up, constructing and analysing spatial models.
Mineral deposits
MFFTT720021
4
Mandatory
The key target of the course is to introduce the geology of raw material deposits, their spatial distribution, their quantity and quality for the different commodities.
Engineering geology and hydrogeology
MFKHT720020
4
Mandatory
It introduces students to the key concepts of engineering geology, modern hydrogeology, and field hydrogeology, soil formation, soil classification methods, laboratory and field soil tests, water-to-rock underwater stress, and groundwater flow patterns.
Analytical technics in mineralogy and petrology
MFFAT720025
2
Mandatory
The key target of the course is to introduce the different analytical methods used in mineralogy and geology for the students. There are laboratory classes with individual work about the learned methods nearby the theoretical classes. Thru these exercises the students learn what is the best available method to answer certain geological questions.
Historical geology
MFFTT720028
4
Specialisation
The aim of the subject is to give knowledge (1) on the role of time in the geological processes, (2) on the different methods of age-determination, (3) on the structural evolution of the Earth and (4) on the history of life in the Earth with special emphasis on the utility of all these in prospecting raw materials) and how to reconstruct paleoenvironments in geology as basic information for raw material exploration
Geophysical exploration methods II.
MFGFT720015
4
Specialisation
The main objective of the subject is to familiarize the students specialized in geophysical engineering with the details of different geophysical methods used in the fields of raw-material exploration and environmental investigations.
Geological mapping
MFFTT720029
4
Specialisation
The subject gives knowledge on the figuration of geological phenomena on topographic maps, on preparing geological maps, cross-sections, their legend and on assembling explanatory report
Strategic Management
GTVVE7041MA
2
Mandatory
To get students acquanted with the basic terms and concepts of corporate strategy, strategic analysis and planning. To introduce the participants to strategic management, its concepts and process. To discuss the methods of strategy formulation and implementation.
Safety techniques and labor safety
MFKOT740010
2
Mandatory
The aim of the subject for students is to learn the basics of work safety and health. Get knowledge about the skills of an EHS specialist in practice. Basic Concepts. Basis of law. Occupational health. Mental health. Safety of machinery and equipment. Chemical safety. Biological hazards. Personal protective equipment. Realization of work safety in practice. OHS Tasks at a Workplace (EHS Work Safety, Change Management). OHSAS.

Semester 3 - Luleå, Sweden

Course Course code ECTS Condition Objectives
Senior design project in ore geology
O7016K
7.5
Mandatory
The goal of the course is that the student independently shall design, carry out and report a scientific project within the subject. The student shall gather data/information and present these both written (report) and orally (presentation).
Exploration
O7018K
7.5
Specialisation
After completing the course, the student should have knowledge and understanding of factors controlling metal prices and long-term trends in exploration and ore extraction; strategies for selecting target areas in exploration and the importance of local conditions; geological, geophysical and geochemical exploration methods and how they are used at different stages of an exploration campaign; different drilling methods, logging and sampling of drill cores and planning of drilling programs during exploration; methods for mapping and sampling of outcrops in field; preparation for field work and following-up work in exploration projects, laws and regulations related to exploration, evaluation and reporting of exploration results.
Mining geology
O7016K
7.5
Specialisation
The purpose of the course is that the students should acquire an advanced understanding of the ore and mineral deposits' investigation and evaluation. The student should be able to model the grade and tonnage of mineral deposits based on geological data in a 3D environment. The student should be able to explain how cut-off affects the size and grade of mineral resources and be able to use basic geostatistical methods for calculation of average content in drill cores and profiles based on grade, length and density data.
Geochemical exploration
L7017K
7.5
Specialisation
The course is built around practical field examples from geochemical prospecting which are solved individually or in groups by the students. In these examples are the fundamental geochemical principles and processes, which creates geochemical anomalies, discussed.

Semester 4 - MISKOLC, HUNGARY

Course ECTS Condition Objectives
Thesis work 1 / research in innovative exploration
6
Mandatory
Student shall do individual research ativity focusing on innovative mineral exploration technique or technology which closely related to the thesos topic.
Thesis work 2
24
Mandatory
Thesis work topic is oriented on application or development of innovative mineral exploration techniques or technologies in cooperation with industrial partners or research institutions. It shall contain a smaller part (3 ECTS) focusing on social and sustainability issues relevant to the thesis topic.

Tuition fees

Non EU/EEA citizens: 3500 € per semester

EU/EEA citizens: 1300 € per semester